Rodrigo Ayala-Yáñez

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Despite the prevalence of G protein-coupled receptors as transducers of signals from hormones, neurotransmitters, odorants, and light, little is known about mechanisms that regulate their plasma membrane expression (PME), although misfolded receptors are recognized and retained by a cellular quality control system (QCS). Convergent evolution of the(More)
BACKGROUND Benign cystic teratoma is one of the most common benign tumors of the ovary, according to international series represents between 44 and 62% of all ovarian tumors diagnosed in women younger than 40 years. OBJECTIVES To evaluate and compare the efficacy and safety between laparoscopy and laparotomy in the management of ovarian teratomas, as well(More)
Robotic laparoscopy in gynecology, which started in 2005 when the Da Vinci Surgical System (Intuitive Surgical Inc) was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for use in gynecologic procedures, represents today a modern, safe, and precise approach to pathology in this field. Since then, a great deal of experience has accumulated, and it has been(More)
OBJECTIVE Assessment of the frequency of complications observed with various forceps and operative vaginal delivery (OVD) techniques performed at the ABC Medical Center (Mexico City) to evaluate their safety, bearing in mind the importance of decreasing our country's high cesarean section incidence. METHODS We reviewed 5,375 deliveries performed between(More)
BACKGROUND Total laparoscopic hysterectomy is a useful surgery in current gynecology, specially, in cases where abdominal access is indicated. Total laparoscopic hysterectomy performance has increased in recent years. OBJECTIVE To analyze the clinical characteristics and surgical variables of patients undergoing laparoscopic total hysterectomy for benign(More)
Laparoscopic myomectomy offers a real benefit to infertile patients with uterine fibroids and peritoneal adhesions. The procedure requires a skilled surgeon and laparoscopy technique to minimize adhesion formation and other proven benefits. Restrictions arise since this procedure requires power morcellation for fibroid tissue extraction. Two years ago, the(More)
The desire to limit fertility is recognized both by individuals and by nations. The concept of family planning is based on the right of individuals and couples to regulate their fertility and is based in the area of health, human rights and population. Despite the changes in policies and family planning programs worldwide, there are large geographic areas(More)
Placental acretism is an adherencial pathology associated with a high maternal morbidity and mortality rates. Antepartum diagnosis is essential to plan a proper management and reduce serious complications. Risk factors in these patients include prior cesarean sections, uterine scars and placenta previa. Second level ultrasonography may detect placental(More)
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